New research investigating the evolutionary origins of MRSA has suggested strains may have emerged long before methicillin was used in clinical practice.
Browsing: Pathogen Evolution
In our new regular column, author, Julie Kaiser, highlights exciting developments in the field of AMR – this month read more about the origins of AMR genes and the ‘producer hypothesis’.
Researchers have examined the complex interaction between environmental pressures and human virulence in Cryptococcus neoformans, demonstrating some variants associated with clinical isolates.
Meningitis bacteria could be adapting to a new genitourinary niche according to new genome analysis research.
Researchers looking at the genome of M. tuberculosis have discovered that HIV co-infection could be influencing how the bacteria are evolving.